Bridge (Tuesday) – September meeting

We meet at the Evangelical Church in Bath Street, Market Harborough at 10am and normally play progressive rubber bridge for two hours.  Our next ‘Gentle Duplicate’ (pairs) competition (including a prepared lesson board) will be on 1st November.  Last month’s winners were N/S Cornelia Wontner and Paddy Jerman, E/W Jan and Don Collins.  Our next […]

Local History – September meeting

On Tuesday, 20th September, twenty three members of the Local History Group had the pleasure of a private tour around Boughton House near Geddington.  We were split into two groups, each with a very friendly and knowledgeable guide, and taken around the ground floor of this magnificent house.  It was a wonderful afternoon where we […]

Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust – The Secret Wild

When:  Sunday, 9th October 2016, 11am. Where:  The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ Summary:  Visit the exhibition for a wonderful showcase of both local artistic talent and the Trust’s amazing nature reserves. During this 60th anniversary year you can discover just how amazing our nature reserves are, and a large number of local artists […]

Singles Sunday Lunch (No 3) – September meeting

On Sunday, 18th September, eight members of Group 3 (Singles Sunday Lunches) sat down for a meal at The Shoulder of Mutton pub in Great Bowden.  For several of the members this was the first lunch they had attended since the Spring so there was a lot of ‘catching up’ to do.  The conversation was […]

Bird Watching (Thursday) – September meeting

According to the BBC weather reports for our September outing, the mist/fog should all have dissipated by 9.30.  Pah!  We all arrived just after 10am at the RSPB’s Frampton Marsh reserve on the Lincolnshire side of the Wash still gloomy in the mist.  A good hour later the mist finally lifted to leave the rest […]

Transport – November meeting

The November meeting of the group will be on Wednesday, November 2nd at 10am in the Little Bowden Bowling Club when Ian Storey will be presenting a talk entitled ‘Fighting a Losing Battle’.  Ian has not disclosed which battle we are currently losing, so to find out more you will have to come to the […]

New Group – Italian (Beginners)

Hooray!  Great news – this group now has a start date of Monday, 3rd October and intends to meet every Monday of the month from 2.30 – 4pm in the Methodist Church, Northampton Road, Market Harborough.  Do please telephone the co-ordinator, Sharon Webb on 01858 440851 if you would like any further details on the […]

Photography (Digital) – September & October meetings

A good attendance in September and some interesting architectural subjects from far and near. For the October meeting on the 21st, the topic is ‘Close ups/macro’ followed by ‘Fog/mist’ in November (appropriately I fear!). New members will be made very welcome.  In a friendly atmosphere the group is striving to provide a varied programme to […]

Family History – September meeting

Our September meeting started with a show of images taken by Shaun and John Hammond at the July trip to Southwell Workhouse, village and Minster. This was followed up by Bernard Bowen’s further research into WW1 records.  His studies have included his own relatives as well as ancestors of other U3A members, all of whom […]